Men’s Summer loafers: 3 variants for the season

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From the classic penny loafer to the woven leather model: the loafer, iconic footwear for spring and summer is available in a wide range of styles, suitable for a man’s every need. Discover the selection of 2018 summer men’s loafers available in our boutique.

Whether in its more traditional version or expertly revisited in terms of shape, details and materials, the loafer can be defined as one of the new great classics of the male wardrobe.

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Comfort and a transversal style have made the summer loafer a perfect ally for the season; a shoe no longer relegated to a “weekend shoe” but wearable at work as in free time.

Of course the how, where and when to wear it is crucial to determine whether to choose an elegant loafer rather than a more casual one. The social context and the overall style of the outfit are the key elements that are also decisive in choosing the most suitable loafer.

What are the most interesting men’s loafer models for Spring Summer? Discover in detail three suggestions for men’s loafers made in Italy designed by Andrea Ventura, Barrett e Ortigni.

Blue loafers with clamp Andrea Ventura Firenze

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The clamp, a cult accessory for 1950’s and 60’s models, gives a timeless style to this loafer. The fine leathers and the refined lines of the Andrea Ventura loafer make it a perfect shoe even for the most elegant settings. Among the peculiarities of the loafer the leather sole with an integrated anti-slip design.

This model is also available in brown leather.

The Barrett brown suede loafer

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The penny loafer is a type of loafer that got its name in the ’40s from Ivy League students, who, to give the shoe a preppy touch, inserted a coin into the lip-shaped mask.
This model, one of the most traditional, is proposed by Barrett in a slender version with a thin sole and in brown suede.

This loafer is available in other types of leather as well.

Brown loafers with fringes Ortigni

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This college loafer with maxi-fringes in brown unlined cowhide leather stands out from other models for the extreme flexibility of the fit obtained thanks to the Goodyear Flexible method (it has the same characteristics as the esteemed Goodyear Welted method but guarantees a unique flexibility).
Like all Ortigni shoes, this loafer distinguishes itself for a hand-finished leather sole.

Of the Ortigni brand a suede loafer variant with tassels and fringes, in beige and brown is also available.